Teacher Profile

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    Melissa Boys

    Melissa Boys 

    Social Studies Teacher
    Room 10
    406-728-2400  Ext. 8622
    mboys@mcps.k12.mt.us

    I am very excited to begin my second career teaching U.S. History and U.S. Government and Political Economy at Big Sky High School.  I graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with degrees in political science and journalism and then earned my law degree from Washington and Lee Law School.  I worked on Capitol Hill and practiced law in Washington, D.C. before moving to New York. I moved to Missoula in 2015 and earned my master’s degree in Education at the University of Montana.

    I have two wonderful children, my son is a senior at Williams College and my daughter is a freshman at Whitman College. They have taught me more about teaching high schoolers than any college course! When I’m not following current events, I enjoy hiking with my dog Frances, watching mysteries with my cat Beatrix, paddleboarding, and traveling. After living, studying and working in six states, I feel so fortunate to call Missoula and Big Sky High School my home!